The best beaches in Calabria

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Surrounded by water on three sides, Calabria boasts 800 kilometers (500 miles) of stunning coastline. This lesser-known region in the toe of the Italian boot is a Mecca for beachgoers seeking spectacular natural scenery, great food and an off-the-beaten-path experience. The Tyrrhenian Sea laps the rugged shore of the west and the Ionian bathes Calabria’s […]

Italian Riviera towns: the prettiest spots on Italy’s Ligurian coast

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Have you heard of all of the Italian Riviera towns? The magnificent stretch of coastline in Liguria and its gorgeous towns warrant a lifetime of exploring. It’s one of our favourite places in Italy. Famous for movie stars, super yachts and of course the magnificent Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera has more well known hotspots […]

The ultimate Italy packing list – how to pack for Italy in 2020

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Ciao a tutti! That’s hello everyone in Italian. Welcome to our Italy packing list guide. I’m sure you are excited to be heading to Italy and you should be! Italy is such a vibrant country full of history, culture, and of course delicious food.  There are a few things to know about packing for Italy. […]

In the Footsteps of an artist: visit Giverny and Monet’s garden

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If you are an art lover visiting Paris, why not visit Giverny, Monet’s garden that inspired his incredible body of work. Just 70 kilometers north of Paris, it’s the perfect way to get your culture fix and enjoy the fresh Normandy air at the same time. In this guest post, art lover Jeanette Gory explains […]